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Gallery: Rubbish provision at Arbury Park / King's Hedges Road

A small number of photos demonstrating thoughtless provision for cyclists by Gallagher's, the developers of Arbury Park, which the County Council (to its shame) signed off. A total wasted opportunity.

This gallery was created on Saturday, 21st April 2007

(Location approximate.) Cyclists are expected to cross a multi-lane highway into the new Arbury Park development. Such a missed opportunity.

(Location approximate.) Zero consideration given to cyclists' needs here around Arbury Park. Not a development to move into if you plan to ride a bike.

(Location approximate.) Zero consideration given to cyclists' real needs here around Arbury Park. Crossing the road involves a multi-stage crossing , and several >90degree turns. Not a development to move into if you plan to ride a bike ... [more]

Off-road cycle path opposite Arbury Park. As it is off-road, crossing side-roads is problematic, with vehicles liable to blocking it. (See next picture.)

Demonstration on one of the problems of off-road cycle paths, here opposite Arbury Park. Crossing side-roads is problematic, with vehicles liable to blocking it.

One of the problems of off-road provision - indirect crossings points. Sign reads 'end of cycle route' so only the near-side pavement is legally cycleable.

Pole in cycleway, here at the new Arbury Park development. Totally thoughtless and pointless.

Cyclists expected to do a 90-degree turn. A motorist would never stand for such incredibly thoughtless provision, here at Arbury Park.

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